Pelecanus

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pelecānus, from Ancient Greek πελεκάν (pelekán).

Proper noun[edit]

Pelecanus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Pelecanidae – the pelicans.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276